The Rugby Pod discusses Obano's red card

The Rugby Pod discusses Obano's red card

Last weekends Premiership final that took place betwwen Northampton Saints and Bath Rugby, was played down to the wire and saw the Saints run out narrow 25-21 winners. However, it did not go down without controversy as Bath's prop Ben Obano was was shown a red card for dangerous tackling, contrary to World Rugby Law 9.13.

A discplinary report by the RFA stated:

"The player admitted an act of foul play but disputed that it reached the red card threshold. The panel upheld the charge and the player received a four-match ban which will be reduced to three if he makes an application to World Rugby to undertake the Coaching Intervention Programme (CIP).
Given the timing of this disciplinary hearing at the end of the domestic season, it is not immediately obvious which would be the next applicable meaningful fixtures for the purposes of sanction. These will be confirmed in due course."

Big Jim Hamilton and the team breakdown the final and discuss the Obano's red card.

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